WAFCA Continuing Education & Professional Development Program (WAFCA-CE)

(Spring 2017 Series)

For more than 25 years, WAFCA has provided quality, timely continuing education for professionals serving children and families in Wisconsin. Each year, we train more than 1,000 participants including social workers, therapists, counselors, case managers, residential care workers, parenting support aides and in-home support workers on topics ranging from family systems to addiction and trauma.

As an Approved Continuing Education Provider of the National Board for Certified Counselors, WAFCA-CE is a trusted resource for continuing education for our member agencies and other behavioral health professionals in counties and in private practice.  Click here for more information on our Continuing Education program.

Fees for each 6-hour workshop:

• $95/session individual, non-WAFCA member participants.
• $75/session for WAFCA members
• Employees of WAFCA-CE subscribing agencies: Registration fees are covered under the annual agency subscription payment.

Interested in learning more about WAFCA-CE subscription? Contact Kathy Markeland to learn about this option to stretch your training dollar.

Employees of WAFCA member agencies and WAFCA-CE subscribers: Log in for member rates.

Cancellations:  A two-week cancellation notice is requested. Participants cancelling no later that one week prior to the event will receive a full refund. Participants may arrange for a substitute, but must notify WAFCA regarding substitution. To cancel or arrange for a substitute, please email info@wafca.org or call 608.257.5939.


WAFCA-CE 2017 - PDF - Full Calendar

FALL 2017 (Fall Registration Opens Tuesday, June 27, 2017)

Thurs. Sept 14
The Ties That Bind: Understanding Attachment Theory as a Path to Connection (Register)
Waukesha County Technical College/Richard T. Anderson Education Center - Pewaukee
Presenters: Melissa Kraemer Smothers, PhD and Brian Smothers, Psy.D.(Workshop Description and Presenter Bios)

Thurs. Sept 21
The Anatomy of Trauma: Past, Present and Future Approaches to Healing (Register)
Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel & Convention Center - Oshkosh
Presenter: Andrew Archer, LCSW (Workshop Description and Presenter Bio)

Thurs. Oct 5
Dissociation in Traumatized Children (Register)
Waukesha County Technical College/Richard T. Anderson Education Center - Pewaukee
Presenter: Richard A. Hohfeler, Psy.D. (Workshop Description and Presenter Bio)

Thurs. Oct 19
Play Therapy and Other Healing Strategies for Working with Children Recovering from Abuse (Register)
Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel & Convention Center – Oshkosh
Presenter: Kelli Underwood, LCSW (Workshop Description and Presenter Bio)

Fri. Nov 10
Suicide Assessment & Treatment: Identifying Risks and Aligning for Safety (Register)
Clarion Hotel – Campus Area, Eau Claire
Presenter: Jennifer Muehlenkamp, Ph.D (Workshop Description and Presenter Bio)